What Happened on March 24, 1962

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 24th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: Cin beats Ohio State 71-59
  • Benny Paret knocked out in a welterweight title; he dies 10 days later

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Mick Jagger & Keith Richards perform as Little Boy Blue & Blue Boys

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Mick Jagger

Famous Birthdays

  • Angèle Dubeau, Canadian violinist
  • Penny Hammel, Decatur IL, LPGA golfer (Jamie Farr Toledo-1985, 89)
  • Star Jones, attorney/TV hostess (NBC, Inside Edition)

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Goldkette, Greek-born musician (b. 1899)